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Action Newsletter — 29 February 2016

CAUCUS INFORMATION The Presidential Precinct Caucus is the way the Washington Democrats will determine the candidate each Washington State delegate supports at the National Convention. The Washington Presidential Primary occurring in May is essentially a non-binding contest that will have ...

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25 Feb
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Rick Larsen to Hold Facebook Q&A for Constituents

Rick Larsen, the US Congressman for Washington State’s 2nd District, will be holding a Q&A on Facebook. See the announcement from Rick below. Dear Neighbor, I want to hear from you about the issues that are on your mind. On ...

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25 Feb
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Senator Murray Calls on Extreme Conservatives to #StopTheSham

“Republican leaders aren’t objecting to a person—they are objecting to the President being allowed to do his job.” Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, delivered remarks on the ...
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24 Feb
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President Obama on Supreme Court Nomination: “A Responsibility I Take Seriously”

US President Barack Obama shared his thoughts on what he is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee on the SCOTUSblog: “The Constitution vests in the President the power to appoint judges to the Supreme Court.  It’s a duty that ...

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24 Feb
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Meet President Obama’s Nominee for Librarian of Congress

President Obama announced his nominee for Librarian of Congress, the leader of one of our nation’s oldest federal institutions. “Today, I’m nominating someone to be our new Librarian of Congress — the leader of one of our nation’s oldest federal institutions — and I want to ...

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24 Feb
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Larsen-Led Measure To Support Small Business Exports Becomes Law

Small businesses will have more support to grow through exports because of provisions that Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, championed in the trade bill that President Obama signed into law today. The President signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act ...

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23 Feb
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Senator Kevin Ranker: Education Bill ‘Barely Better Than No Bill’

The people of Washington state are telling us that we need to do our job. The Supreme Court is telling us we need to do our job, and we have that political pressure. Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, issued the ...

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23 Feb
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Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action Discuss Future of American Workers

On February 23, 2016, We Do The Work host Ken Winkes spoke with Robby Stern and Steve Garey, members of the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action. They shared what they have in mind regarding retirement for America’s workers. For more information, ...

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23 Feb
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Senator Cantwell Wants NOAA to Act on Salmon Hatchery Plans

Cantwell has consistently supported investments in conservation and recovery of salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act, including the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund which has restored more than 1,031,000 acres of essential salmon and steelhead habitat and opened 8,700 ...

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22 Feb
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Action Newsletter — 22 February 2016

CAUCUS INFORMATION The Presidential Precinct Caucus is the way the Washington Democrats will determine the candidate each Washington State delegate supports at the National Convention. The Washington Presidential Primary occurring in May is essentially a non-binding contest that will have ...

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